On Saturday, Jamshedpur will play host to the mighty NorthEast in a match that promises the exchange of heat and much more heat.
With 5 wins and 1 draw, NorthEast stands tall at the 3rd position with 17 points from 3 fixtures. Ogbeche, the Highlanders lead, is the prime reason for boosting the confidence and leading to a position like this. Eelco, yet another pillar, that cultivated the attacking tactics in the team. The team is in full form and looks like the coach is no mood to make any changes in the winning mantra. A win in this match will definitely give enough confidence to the Highlanders to make to the end of the season.
Just a rank lower, stands Jamshedpur, equally strong and confident. With 3 wins and 5 draws, they have acquired 14 points from 9 matches. After beating Chennai and breaking the defeat jynx, there is no looking back for Jamshedpur. Coach, Cesar Ferrando is expected to make no changes as it can cause a distraction a misbalance. Mid-fielder, Mario Arques, is one significant aspect that has led Jamshedpur to winning days again and hence, the best hope of the club.
NorthEast: Pawan Kumar (GK), Reagan Singh, Gurwinder Singh, Mato Grgic, Keegan Pereira, Redeem Tlang, Rowllin Borges, Jose Leudo, Federico Gallego, Bartholomew Ogeche, Juan Mascia.
Jamshedpur: Subrata Paul (GK), Robin Gurung, Raju Gaikwad, Tiri, Dhanachandra Singh, Mario Arques, Memo, Jerry Mawhmingthanga, Carlos Calvo, Pablo Morgado, Sumeet Passi.
My PlayerzPot XI:
With the current form of NorthEast, defeating Jamshedpur won’t be a hassle and that would definitely give them a 3 point lead.